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You might hire an event coordinator to:

  • Plan a yearly calendar of events for your brand
  • Handle event coordination for clients on a seasonal or ongoing basis

  • Support a specific high-profile event, which will require the dedicated year-round work of a focused team

  • Support your trade show presence, coordinating travel plans, setup, and other sponsorship and/or exhibition details

  • Handle activities associated with events, from driving sign-ups with ads and emails to performing cleanup tasks

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Portfolio of successful events in [X] industry
Existing vendor relationships
Excellent organizational, communication, negotiation, multitasking, and interpersonal skills
Experience managing budgets and expense tracking
Experience working with colleagues in graphic design, sales, marketing, and communications
Proficiency in two languages
Ability to remain calm under pressure and problem solve without losing a customer service attitude
Degree in PR or hospitality management